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Ginger vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 3.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.161g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Ginger Chili pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
7
Ginger
81
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
13
Chili pepper

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Ginger
5
:
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.9%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +75.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Iron +71.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.9%
Contains more Magnesium +87%
Contains more Copper +75.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Iron +71.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Ginger
1
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2774%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.201
Contains more Vitamin C +2774%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +165.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.201

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
11%
Ginger
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Ginger
2%
Chili pepper

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Ginger Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 80 40 Ginger
Protein 1.82 1.87 Chili pepper
Fats 0.75 0.44 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 17.77 8.81 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 1.03 Chili pepper
Calcium 16 14 Ginger
Potassium 415 322 Ginger
Magnesium 43 23 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 5.3 Chili pepper
Fiber 2 1.5 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.129 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.26 Ginger
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Phosphorus 34 43 Chili pepper
Sodium 13 9 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 0 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.26 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.072 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.086 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.75 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.201 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 14 Chili pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.024 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.012 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.036 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.051 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.074 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.057 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.013 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.073 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.03 0.041 Chili pepper
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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